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Nov 4, 2012 7:30am PST
forecast coming up. >> good morning. coming in from the outside. he'll be with us in a little bit. >> it's kind of a weird morning. 7:30. we got an extra hour of sleep. hope everyone is feeling refreshed. >> i set the clock back and i was nervous about it, whether i had it right or not. we've got a great show had freed this morning. we are going to be talking about -- >> prop 32. representatives on both sides. one of those confusing ballot numbers that people are deciding on tuesday. we are going to try to break it down into normal people terms. >> it's a big battle of special interests, and it could completely change the profile of california politics. we sit down with former mayor willie brown and talk to him about all of this political money spending. does it really make a difference? and mayor is talking about should it be drained or not? >> also, the latest on superstars andy. we start with developing news in urban california. >> that's right. a strike against the supermarket chain. >> contracts with union members. there was a deadline of midnight her to the united food and commerci
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 11:00pm PST
compasstive competition -- competitive expansion. people have opened up around us. >> reporter: the strikes in the 115 stores forces customers to make tough choices. >> does it take much effort for you to drive away? >> it takes a little bit of effort. it is closer to my house to be able to come here. and i will have to spend some extra gas to go to the middle of the island. >> reporter: this woman is a regular she did not realize she passed the picket line of the people she likes. >> i that are all out on the street picketing. yeah, what -- well what should i do, shop at safeway? [ laughter ] >> we can't tell you what to do. >> no, i know that. >> she sided with the clerks ask want elsewhere to shop. back to you. >> union battle is at the heart of proposition 32 on tuesday's ballot. the measure, limiting unions ability to give money to campaigns is the costliest. the latest poll shows half of voters surveyed oppose it. we have more on who is behind the prop 32 campaign. >> we got to defeat prop 32. [cheers and applause] >> union members say tell takeaway their voice, prohibiting unions an
CBS
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
out of the job to protest unfair labor practices. walmart tells us it wasn't just employees in some cases it was members of outside labor groups who are trying to get employees to unionize. walmart said it had one of its strongest, perhaps best black fridays ever. nationwide retail sales are expected to jump 4.1% this holiday season but that's modest compared to the 5.6% retailers saw last year. retailers say they will take what they can get. 147 million americans are expected to shop this black friday weekend. an estimated 41 million got started on thanksgiving itself. in stores that made for more of a steady stream than the usual stampede of shoppers. but the day full of deals wasn't without a fuel dust ups. more shoppers are turning online and ecommerce is connected to increase 17% this year. retailers have tried to bring that digital experience into stores too. we met tom blushy at macy's. >> basically an app of all the stores and says the discounts for today, what's on sale. >> the retail environment is super competitive and we love that. >> reporter: amazo
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
for us, it's written by us. >> three more days and we can get to work building our country. >> in two days america's got a choice to make. >> one final push and we'll be there. tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> it's up to you! you've got the power! campaign 2012, bob schieffer, norah o'donnell and john dicker son with analysis. anthony mason reports on exit polls. byron pitts follows congress. from cbs news election headquarters, here again is scott pelley >> pelley: good evening. it's a state-by-state battle tonight for electoral votes. the magic number, you'll hear it all night, is 270. you'll also be hearing a lot tonight about the battleground states. nine states where the election is so close they could swing either barack obama or mitt romney. those are the nine battleground states. the polls have closed in only one of them, virginia, and the race there we do not have enough information yet to make a projection in the state of virginia. bob schieffer is, this is -- you've been covering presidential elections since 1972. >> not 57 of them! (laughs) >> pelley: quite a few, bob.
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 12:00pm PST
, iowa and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: and he is using star power to push supporters to the polls. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: today bruce springsteen joins the president on the campaign trail. >> i get to fly around with him on the last day that i will ever campaign so that's not a bad way to end things. >> reporter: the latest polls show the white house race is tied nationally. but in the swing states, the president appears to have a slight edge. pollsters believe the president is closer to the 270 electoral votes needed to win. that means he has to capture fewer toss-up states than governor romney to take the election. the obama campaign also believes they are doing better with early voters. >> you can vote early. >> reporter: romney aides dispute that claim and say their supporters have surged to the polls. >> i need your votes. i need your help. >> reporter: an estimated four out of ten voters will have cast their ballots early but both sides are counting on a big election day turnout. they both know having the most supporters isn't enough. the campaigns say they believe the e
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 3:30pm PST
to voters all day long all over america as they left the polls today and 52% told us that the country on the wrong track. 46% said the country is headed in the right direction. and that's more than twice as many as the last time we asked four years ago. when we asked which quality in a ancandidate is most important to them, 29% said a vision for the future. 28% said shares my values. 20% cares about me. and 19% said the most important quality in a candidate is that he is a strong leader. our entire campaign 2012 team is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
enough that i think many of us are going to wait and see what-- how the vote counting goes. >> schieffer: anthony, you do all this work for cbs news. you're in charge of our poll and all of that. how do you see this thing breaking down? what do you, the closest of the battleground states are right now? >> certainly, certainly virginia is neck and neck. that's a toss-up. i think colorado is razor close. i think wisconsin is really close walz. you know, we talk a lot about ohio. it's obviously critical. but let's not forget somebody has to take two or three, i think, of those, also, to get over the top. you know, stewart said something interesting, too, that i want to pick up on about these polls-- because all of this is about those state polls. so much of the argument this year has been about the composition of the polls, which means the composition of the electorate. there are too many older folks, too many young, too many democrates, too many republicans. but i think that tells you all of this comes down to turnout. the pollsters are trying to get a handle on-- everybody is trying to ge
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
entrance. >> reporter: joe leader oversees maintenance for the metropolitan transit authority. he showed us some of the damage at the hardest hit station, south ferry at the southern tip of manhattan. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're still two levels -- we're at the water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week just to pump out the water. that's only the first step. >> the assessment afterwards will be very difficult because they'll have to be taken apart, elevators will have to be looked at, controls will have to be changed out. >> reporter: meantime, the city is doing what they can to relieve congestion, made much worse in lower manhattan where customers are still without power. new york's taxi rules were modified, allowing drivers to pick up more than one passenger at a time. mayor michael bloomberg announced that seven major routes into the city would be limited to vehicles carrying three or more people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: so we've seen s
CBS
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
to get response yesterday. there was no response before then. i mean it was basically, every one of us spending helping each other. >> reporter: the death toll from hurricane sandy in staten islad now stands at 22. more than half of all those killed in new york city. friday authorities discovered the latest two victims, an older man and woman who were unable to escape the rising water. as the water recedes frustrations here are boiling over. many streets remain impassable. debris clogs others. many residents have been left with nothing. >> we are the forgotten island. nobody remembers us. nobody ever remembers us. we do not get enough coverage over here. we need help. >> bring me the water. >> reporter: stephen says he was trapped in his home during the hurricane but now it may be condemned. >> standing in seven hours in water and nobody came to help us. it was terrible. the water came in. we had no time to do anything. and now they are trying to tell us they are going to throw us out. >> reporter: the only thing many are clinging now is the fact that they survived. >> we'
CBS
Nov 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
's really meaningless for us to get up set over something like this. >> reporter: when the marathon was cancelled two days ago, a sort of grass roots call to action went out on facebook. today's finish line was this droppoff point for supplies. >> very overwhelming. >> it's sad but it's nice to see humanity come through in times like this. >> reporter: these orange jerseys were a welcome sight here. >> always good to have all of these folks coming in your neighborhood. >> it's wonderful. it's a god send. >> lorette has lived here since the '60s. with her home in ruins, she slept in her car. >> it's believed that 30 to 40,000 people in new york are in need of shelter. >> i put it up for everybody. >> why did you put your flag up. >> because we're proud to be american. we may fall but we standing back up. >> reporter: many here called staten island the forgotten borough because following sandy, so few paid attention despite the death toll and the devastation here. today, jeff, those marathon runners tried to change that. >> jeff: seth, thank you. later how one of the most cloed politi
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 4:00am PST
years in the white house. >> you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states, giving him a decisive electoral victory. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: governor romney congratulated the president. the republican challenger says he gave everything he had to this campaign. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and this great nation. >> reporter: the two candidates who clashed on so many issues found common ground. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> i'm looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> reporter: and he believ
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:00am PST
turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather fo
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 5:00am PST
their votes in delaware. >>> there's also a big battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently hold a 51- 47 edge over the republicans with the two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state of massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown is in a very tight race with democrat liz when warren and in missouri democratic incumbent claire mccaskill facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments last week about rape. 33 senate seats up for grabs with races in several states that could go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures with immigration, marijuana-related measures to be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same- sex marriage. >>> less than two hours before polls open in california but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we were here yesterday and we s
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 6:00am PST
, our team coverage takes us to chicago. president obama is there this morning and cbs reporter bigad shaban is covering his campaign. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, colorado, new hampshire and the president right now is hoping for the best as he waits to find out if he will be re- elected for another term. >>> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. i'm bigad shaban in chicago. >>> i'm randall pinkst
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:00am PST
and tells us why investigators believe that this fire is suspicious. good morning, cate. >>> reporter: it's what they found when they first got here that tipped them off. investigators are actually still here on the scene of the fire. contra costa fire investigator says he is right now sifting through the rubble looking for more evidence. but when firefighters first got here they found a molotov cocktail or homemade incendiary device just outside the nail salon or the magic touch salon. investigators found the fire was contained just to this business. and they were able to find out where it started. but at this point, they still don't know what sparked the blaze. >> when firefighters first arrived, they found the front window of the business broken open with heavy black smoke coming out. fairly localized fires they were able to put out fairly quickly with no obvious signs of how the fire may have started. so a closed business in the middle of the night, considering that, it may be suspicious. >> reporter: the fire inspector told me they got the call around 11:38 from a fire alarm that tip
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am PST
into their exhibit sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. >> zach vodder climbed to the top of the willis tower using a prosthetic leg. >> all that -- >> touchdown! >> the bucs martin credited. >> atlanta falcons reach the halfway mark at 8-0. >> and all that matters. >> both of these get together and accomplish things, i think that's one of the reasons right now why your ratings are so low. >> on "cbs this morning." >> new york city officials are saying the city's flooded subway station may be running at full capacity sometime next week. which would be amazing since it never has before. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." tomorrow is election day. so the presidential candidates have just one day left to convince americans to vote for them. new polls this morning show the race is razor close. president obama leads governor mitt romney by just one point in two major polls. that is within the margin of error. a statistical tie. >> another poll shows the two candidates are tied. polls from the individual states show that the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. that's where both
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 4:30am PST
with the fire inspector who says he will talk to us in a moment to update us. you can see there's a little aftermath of last night's fire. you can see it's still dark inside there. but there are crews working busy, contractors there trying to board up parts of the walls inside. but let's look at video from earlier. investigators found this suspicious molotov cocktail a makeshift bomb on the scene. that's one of the reasons they are thinking this could be a suspicious fire. contra costa fire protection district says it started around 11:15 last night at this shopping center in the 500 block of contra costa boulevard. >> there's a lot of smoke and fire alarms going off. at this point we consider it suspicious and we have an investigator on the way. >> reporter: it took crews about 20 minutes to put it out. no one was injured. back out live, there's still a lot of damage here that people are trying to wrap up and clean up. at this point, we don't know -- we can just see one business here magic touch lawn, we don't know how many other businesses were affected. the fire inspector is on scene. w
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
. one final push is going to get us there. >> reporter: romney is still expressing confidence, but in thio yesterday he acknowledged ngth a touch of humor the chance moe president could win. >> if the president were to be reelected -- ( boos) -- it's possible but not likely. ely.ghter) >> reporter: the strain of the campaign is showing, especially on ann romney who says she was emotional as she looked back. okedt really is humbling, it's very touching. >> reporter: and as they took in rter:ge crowd at a colorado aally this weekend, both romneys seem to recognize the hard fought race was nearing an end. sow, this race, though, is not over yet. nom here romney flies tonight to new hampshire, that, of nighte, is the state where he hatked off his campaign for a kickedrally and tomorrow on ally ann day he is right back here in ohio and then off to nennsylvania, that's the state once considered safe for the president but, scott, in this tight race anything could happen ti and that, too, could be up for grabs. tooelley: one thing that might happen, jan, is a nor'easter grab that is h
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